[Standards] Pubsub namespace consistency

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu Feb 26 05:02:21 UTC 2009

Brett Zamir wrote:
> Is there some reason why the <pubsub/> element (XEP-0060) for creating a
> node is listed in the regular pubsub namespace,
> http://jabber.org/protocol/pubsub , but all other owner-related pubsub
> actions are in the pubsub owner namespace,
> http://jabber.org/protocol/pubsub#owner .

That's a legacy of how things were defined early on. Changing it now
would break things.

> And while I'm asking, should the subscriber and publisher actions be
> distinguished by namespace if the owner ones are?

No. See above on breaking things.


Peter Saint-Andre

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